Definition of idealistic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪdɪəˈlɪstɪk/
Pronunciation: /ʌɪˌdɪəˈlɪstɪk/ Pronunciation: /ʌɪˌdiːəˈlɪstɪk/


Characterized by idealism; unrealistically aiming for perfection: idealistic young doctors who went to work for the rebels
More example sentences
  • Is the whole idea that there possibly could be something more to it just some idealistic fairytale notion?
  • Is it naively idealistic to imagine a British prime minister taking on such a Herculean burden?
  • There are parallels with Preston Tucker, the idealistic American inventor.



Pronunciation: /ʌɪˌdiːəˈlɪstɪk(ə)li/
Example sentences
  • ‘It sounds idealistically trite now,’ she says.
  • Rather, they idealistically tend to believe that we should use our unparalleled military power judiciously and in concert with the United Nations.
  • I idealistically said that money was not a factor.

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